Green Living

Confused about what green means? Find out how your personal choices can affect the world we live in. Whether you're dining or driving, we'll show you how to be more eco-friendly.

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5 Indoor Cleaning Tips

These simple indoor cleaning tips will help you keep your home clean from the inside out. Learn indoor cleaning tips at HowStuffWorks.


10 Things You Should Never Throw Away

There are things we consciously recycle, such as used clothing, and there are things we toss without a second thought, like foil and rubber bands. But the latter have uses you may never have dreamed of.

Housework Delegating 101: Put the Kids to Work

Lighten your load by handing off these age-appropriate chores to your kids.

Greenify and Beautify: 3 Environmentally Friendly Home Decor Ideas

Eco-friendly options that make your house a home.

Energy Star, Organic, and More: Understanding Eco-Friendly Certifications

If you’re trying to make environmentally conscious choices, make sure you know exactly what all of those labels mean.

5 Futuristic Green Home Improvements

Edible walls, self-adjusting thermostats, and other smart green home innovations aren’t as far-fetched as you may think.

4 Materials to Avoid in an Eco-Friendly Home

Keep your home healthy by avoiding these potentially dangerous materials.

Energy-Saving Tips to Save Money and the Planet

Using less energy isn’t only good for the Earth – it’s good for your bottom line, too.

Green Living Solutions for Small Budgets

You don’t need to spend a lot to make a big impact on your carbon footprint: These five cheap changes are a great place to start.

5 Surprising Ways to Save Energy

Some eco changes are obvious – but others are less expected (and just as important).

5 Things to Look for in a New Home for Maximum Energy Efficiency

If you want to make your next home an eco-friendly castle, pay attention to these five key areas before signing the papers.